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Hotel Montechoro

Hotel Montechoro, Albufeira Portugal

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A large but inviting off centre choice, in a popular raised area, with an efficient transport service to the centre. Attracts those who prefer a larger full service property with a good range of facilities including2 pools, a sauna and easy access to entertainment and an amusement park, immediately across the road.

Exterior

A large white landmark property that can be seen from miles around. There are just 6 rooms without a recessed box like balcony. Approach is up a gentle slope to an impressive canopied entrance and glass panelled doors.

Property type: Hotel

Balcony/Terrace: All except 6 rooms

Storeys: 10

Built Year: 1978

Exterior: Block

Interior

The spacious interior is bright, cheerful and inviting with a terracotta and white coloured marble floor in the spacious lobby, with its long and inviting reception desk. Low-level seating scattered throughout the lobby and usually occupied by those awaiting transport.

A simple bar has plenty of wooden furniture and an entertainment area whilst a Moorish style bar is intimate and comfortable. The vast buffet restaurant is tastefully arranged with a wide servery and plenty of space for transporting food.

Rooms: 360

Grounds

The grounds are well arranged but appear busy during the peak season. There is a good supply of sun-loungers and parasols although the pool surround does lack imagination in its layout and facilities. Guests may also use a sports club facility with its separate pool.

Location

Area Type: In a raised residential area at the rear of the resort, opposite an amusement park under the same management. There are frequent buses to the central area, from outside the main entrance and a courtesy bus operates at regular intervals. Although 2km from the resort centre, there is a good variety of dining options and bars, as a well as a sizeable supermarket, within 80m of the property.

Nearest beach: 2.5km (Oura)

Public Transport:
outside to Bus

Map Ref: 26

Facilities

  • Bars
    • Poolside bar
    • Main Bar
  • Eating
    • A la carte restaurant
    • Other
  • Pools
    • Freeform (16 yds)
    • Freeform (22 yds)
    • Children’s pool/section (6 yds)
  • Public facilities
    • Children’s daytime entertainment
    • Children’s playground
    • Evening entertainment
    • Fitness room/gym
    • Indoor covered pool
    • Indoor games
    • Internet terminal(s)
    • Sauna
    • Tennis courts
    • Turkish Baths/Steam Room
    • WiFi Access
  • In-room facilities
    • Air conditioning
    • Hairdryer
    • Safes
    • TV (English language)